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Stories with subject: Archaeology
  • Artifact trove reveals campsites near Moose-Wilson Road 
    Updated: Jul-30-15 7:04 am

    JACKSON, Wyoming - Two or three millennia ago, American Indians used the flats above the wetlands along what's now the northern Moose-Wilson Road as a base camp during seasonal sojourns in Jackson Hole.

  • Remains of 4 early colonial leaders discovered at Jamestown story has photos
    Updated: Jul-28-15 5:16 pm

    WASHINGTON - Archaeologists have uncovered human remains of four of the earliest leaders of the English colony that would become America, buried for more than 400 years near the altar of what was America's first Protestant church in Jamestown, Virginia.

  • French archaeology students find 560,000-year-old tooth story has photos
    Updated: Jul-28-15 12:16 pm

    PARIS - Two students have found a human tooth from about 560,000 years ago in a famous prehistoric cave in southwestern France, a discovery praised by archaeologists as the oldest human body part ever discovered in the country and being rare from that period in Europe.

  • Texans among foreign tourists in Peru bus crash, some hurt 
    Updated: Jul-27-15 9:02 am

    LIMA, Peru - Some East Texas college students and two faculty members are among at least 15 foreign tourists hurt after their bus crashed in Peru.

  • Texans among foreign tourists in Peru bus crash, some hurt 
    Updated: Jul-26-15 7:02 pm

    LIMA, Peru - Some East Texas college students and two faculty members are among at least 15 foreign tourists hurt after their bus crashed in Peru.

  • Project aims to organize artifacts discovered in 1930s, '40s 
    Updated: Jul-21-15 11:17 am

    TUSCALOOSA, Alabama - Researchers with the University of Alabama's Office of Archaeological Research are in the middle of a project to rehabilitate a collection of tens of thousands of artifacts collected in Alabama during the 1930s and 1940s.

  • Archaeologists to survey Cook County forest preserves 
    Updated: Jul-20-15 4:06 am

    CHICAGO - Archaeologists and field technicians are spot-checking more than a thousand acres of Cook County forest preserves this year to learn about the people who lived on the land thousands of years ago.

  • UNESCO backs Jordan as Jesus' baptism site as debate goes on 
    Updated: Jul-13-15 8:59 am

    AL-MAGHTAS, Jordan - For years, Christian pilgrims have waded into the Jordan River from both its eastern and western banks to connect with a core event of their faith - the baptism of Jesus. The parallel traditions allowed Jordan and Israel to compete for tourism dollars in marketing one of Christianity's most important sites.

  • UNESCO backs Jordan as Jesus' baptism site as debate goes on story has photos
    Updated: Jul-13-15 7:09 am

    AL-MAGHTAS, Jordan - For years, Christian pilgrims have waded into the Jordan River from both its eastern and western banks to connect with a core event of their faith - the baptism of Jesus. The parallel traditions allowed Jordan and Israel to compete for tourism dollars in marketing one of Christianity's most important sites.

  • 1,000-year-old corn cobs, kernels found at Mitchell site 
    Updated: Jul-09-15 1:56 pm

    MITCHELL, South Dakota - Archaeologists in southeastern South Dakota have uncovered corn cobs, corn kernels and sunflower kernels that are more than 1,000 years old.

  • Prehistoric Indian Village in SD showcasing archaeology 
    Updated: Jul-09-15 2:28 am

    SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Students from the University of Exeter in England will be excavating at the Prehistoric Indian Village in Mitchell this week to raise awareness about archaeology.

  • Rare stone slave quarters unearthed at Belvoir 
    Updated: Jul-05-15 9:08 am

    CROWNSVILLE, Maryland - Janice Hayes-Williams held a shard of a plate at the slave quarters archaeological dig at Belvoir, the site of an 18th-century plantation in Crownsville.

  • Human remains found at Indiana quarry may be 2,000 years old 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 9:43 am

    LOWELL, Indiana - Authorities say human remains found at the site of a proposed northwestern Indiana stone quarry may be up to about 2,000 years old.

  • Israeli family discovers ancient treasure under living room 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 11:14 am

    JERUSALEM - Israeli authorities said Wednesday they have identified a rare, well-preserved 2,000-year-old Jewish ritual bath hidden under the floorboards of a home in Jerusalem.